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ACE Report #12274
Ace Report Cover General Orthopaedics

Similar Outcomes and Prognosis between Osteoblastic Cell vs Standard Therapy in Patients with ONFH

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:1

Did Osteoblastic Cell Therapy Improve the Prognosis of Pre-fracture Osteonecrosis of the Femoral Head? A Randomized, Controlled Trial

Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2020 Jun;478(6):1307-1315.

Contributing Authors: JP Hauzeur C Lechanteur E Baudoux V De Maertelaer S Pather R Katz M Malaise J Ino Y Beguin

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Fifty-nine patients were randomized into receiving bone marrow aspirate concentrate (BMAC) or osteoblastic cell therapy for the treatment of nontraumatic osteonecrosis of the femoral head (ONFH). The primary outcomes included fracture progression as well as improvement in pain and functionality, which were all measured at 36 months. The secondary outcomes consisted of the proportion of hips conver...

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